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Hashtag #wearenotwaiting . . .

Saw this hashtag maybe a month ago and was elated. It was being used by patients like me. Although I did not see this as giving me permission to advocate at a new level, I certainly felt good to know … Continue reading

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Opening a NEW CHAPTER . . .

In the past I’ve made videos for this blog but they were pretty rehearsed – not off-the-cuff. Now I am trying something new . . . in preparation for a new blog/vlog that I am developing. Doing something more candid. … Continue reading

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Open Letter to my Diseases . . .

Dear Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Anemia and friends . . . We’re cool, ultimately. Not because I am happy to live with you all but because I had to make peace with you, since we met (in my teenage … Continue reading

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Trusting my STORY (and life purpose) . . .

My professional goal is to share my messages – all derived from my life with kidney failure and cardiac failure. I believe that my second chance at life – to survive the cardiac arrest in 2011 – was the definitive … Continue reading

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Proud to be part of it . . .

Received a link to download a copy of the Queen’s University, Department of Medicine Annual Report for 2013. I was so proud to see my nephrologists (kidney docs) featured, especially Dr. Ross Morton and Dr. Karen Yates. To see other … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak: Website Info Video . . .

Here is a video that I co-created to use on my upcoming website. (A short and personal introduction.) A HUGE shout-out goes to Jamie Patterson who helped me complete it.

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